National Farmers Union Convention

March 01, 2021 - March 02, 2021
Online

Minnesota Cooks Virtual Happy Hour!

Please join us for our first ever Minnesota Cooks Virtual Happy Hour with Loon Liquor Co., Little Hill Berry Farm, and Shepherd’s Way Farms on Thursday, December 3, 5-6 p.m. RSVP at http://bit.ly/MNCooksHH. What is a virtual happy hour? It’s an opportunity to have some fun from the comfort of your home – to gather […]

Free

Minnesota Farmers Union Virtual Lobby Days

Online

Join us virtually and share your experiences from rural Minnesota with state policy makers! Minnesota Farmers Union members look forward to our Lobby Day every year, our chance to meet with state legislators, the Governor, Commissioner of Agriculture and more. Though COVID-19 continues to prevent in-person gatherings, we're able to hold Lobby Day virtually in […]

The Art of Hand Pies: A Virtual Demonstration & Discussion

Online

Join us in late January for The Art of Hand Pies, a virtual demonstration and discussion featuring Minnesota Cooks participants Chef Owner Gary Wahl of Stone’s Throw Cafe in Morris and Chef Owner Jessica Pettingill from Cafe Thyme in Chanhassen as they guide participants through the shaping and making of hand pies, as well as […]

Sustainable Farming Association Annual Conference

Online

February 8 – 13, 2021 Join us for SFA’s 31st Annual Conference, a virtual event with interactive online programming featuring the shared wisdom of our sustainable farming community. and, where possible, local in-person gatherings – “meet ups” – that conform to COVID-19 guidelines. Registration is now open! Free to SFA members, $40 to non-members. Registration […]

Northwest MN Member Meetup

Online

Join your new Membership & Outreach Organizer, Kyle Hoffman, on Zoom to get to know him and connect with fellow MFU members in Northwest MN. This will be an informal gathering - no agenda. Other MFU staff will be on as well. Let Kyle and others know how you're doing and how we can support […]

February 2021 Full Board Meeting

Online

Semi-annual meeting of the MFU Full Board of Directors (all county presidents), held via Zoom at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13. Please RSVP to MFU Programming Director Michelle Medina Germán at michelle@mfu.org or (651) 288-4096 and we will send you the Zoom information.

PPP 2 webinar

Online

Register:  https://z.umn.edu/PPP2_webinar Recent COVID-19 relief funding approved by Congress has authorized a Paycheck Protection Program 2 (PPP 2). The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021. The PPP 2 has different requirements than the original PPP, which will mean more farmers are likely to qualify. You might be eligible!  Many small businesses, including farms and […]

Tools and Goals for Digital Marketing Success

Online

Digital marketing can often feel incredibly intimidating for farmers, especially if you are just getting started. With branding, platform selection, scheduling tools, customer relationship management… the list may feel endless, but in truth it’s really not. Just like on your farm or ranch, digital marketing success is all about two things – tool selection and […]

National Farmers Union Convention

Online

The rumors are true: National Farmers Union's 119th Anniversary Convention will be held virtually! In addition to being hosted online, the event will be structured a bit differently than it has been in years past. Instead of holding all the educational events, panel discussions, breakout discussions, and policy deliberation within a few days, we'll be […]

Let’s Get Social with Social Media!

Online

Featuring: Janaki Fisher-Merritt, Annie Dugan and Mike Scholtz from Food Farm, Katie Peterson from Ferndale Market and Katie Cannon RSVP required Let’s get social! In our virtual world, a core understanding of social media and how to use it to create brand recognition, attract potential customers, and generate sales can provide you with the leading […]